Knoxville National Cemetery to Honor Vietnam Veterans

The Department of Veterans Affairs Knoxville National Cemetery will honor the service, sacrifice, and enduring achievements of the Armed Forces in a 50th Anniversary event on March 28, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. at the Knoxville National Cemetery flagpole. The event will commemorate Vietnam War Veterans and include a pinning ceremony to all Vietnam Veterans in […]

Roads and Rivers Day this Saturday

Spring is finally here and once again it’s time to remove unsightly litter from Seymour’s roadsides, streets, stream banks, and public places. Seymour’s spring Roads and Rivers Day will be held on Saturday, March 23, from 9:00 a.m. until noon. This semi-annual cleanup event is sponsored by Keep Sevier Beautiful. Since Seymour occupies parts of […]

Recycle Old Electronics or Volunteer at Ijams E-Cycle Event March 23

Did you know that Americans produce over 12 million tons of electronic waste annually? Take Action! and keep e-waste out of landfills at E-Cycle for Earth this Saturday from 9 a.m.-noon! Recycle your unwanted electronics, volunteer to help sort e-waste or do both! Ijams is teaming up with the City of Knoxville to collect and properly dispose of unwanted electric, computer and metal waste […]

Knoxville Botanical and Local Breweries Break Ground on Green Drinks Garden

Good things are brewing at the Knoxville Botanical Garden and Arboretum (KBGA).  Knoxville’s breweries and distilleries are partnering with the KBGA to create a Green Drinks Garden that will educate visitors about the agriculture of alcohol.  After nearly a year of fundraising, the KBGA is planning to bring out the golden shovels for a groundbreaking […]

Electric scooter pilot program launches in Knoxville today

Today, the City of Knoxville launches an electric scooter pilot program with the first of two companies selected through a competitive process.   Zagster, which operates the local Pace bike-sharing program, put its Spin scooters on downtown streets Wednesday, in advance of this weekend’s Big Ears Festival. VeoRide will introduce its scooters in the coming […]

Knoxville Area Dulcimer Club to meet Sunday

The Knoxville Area Dulcimer Club will meet at Second United Methodist Church 1524 Western Avenue on Sunday, March 24th at 1:30. This will be a special meeting featuring a workshop on “Jamming Tips & Tricks” by nationally known Hammered Dulcimer champion, instructor, and instrument builder, Rick Thum.  Announcements at 1:45 and workshop for all acoustic instruments and all abilities 2:00-4:30. […]

Sportsman’s Field Day Scheduled for March 23

UT Extension Specialists to Present on Hunting, Fishing and Wildlife Topics What does a Tennessee sportsman (or woman) need to know about chronic wasting disease or pond management? What about wild turkeys or silver carp? These topics and more will be covered at the University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture’s Sportsman’s Field Day on March […]

National Quartet Convention coming to Sevierville

The National Quartet Convention will be producing its third annual Spring festival in Sevierville at the beginning of April called “NQC Spring Break.”  Produced by NQC, Gospel music’s largest annual event drawing nearly 40,000 from 40 states and half dozen foreign countries to its annual fall festival at the end of September, NQC Spring Break […]

Enrollment deadline approaching soon for Emerald Academy

The deadline is soon approaching to submit an Emerald Academy enrollment application for the upcoming school year.   For families interested in sending their child to Knoxville’s first and only public charter school, applications must be submitted online at www.emeraldacademy.org by 5 p.m. on March 23.   Any Knox County resident with a rising kindergarten […]

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